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First Contact: Sword and Skull

GC First Contact

First Contact will be our first look at games that we play. It’s a quick glance at the game and our initial thoughts. 305 more words

GC Review Strategy

Roadside Picnic - Arkady and Boris Strugatsky (1972)

‘Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those strange misfits who are compelled by some unknown force to venture illegally into the Zone and, in spite of the extreme danger, collect the mysterious artefacts that the alien visitors left scattered around. 501 more words


Meeting: 9th July

Another great meeting last night with nine people attending. I’d like to welcome Katherine — we’re looking forward to reading your steampunk stories at future meetings. 497 more words


Proof of intelligence?

So what if aliens landed and they were religious? More importantly to some would be WHAT religion they practice.

Would this provide the answer people seek of the existence of God or lead to intergalactic Holy War. 210 more words


New Release - Contact Window

On Saturday night, I went to a friend’s house for a cookout during their town’s Summer festival. I had admittedly been in a small funk writing-wise and was forcing it a bit on a current work in progress. 184 more words


Star Trek: The Next Generation

The Next Generation crew appeared in 4 movies with only one of them being a real standout with the other 3 being okay, but could have been much better. 757 more words

Movie Mondays

Back Burner Stories

I have a veritable library of unfinished short stories in my Dropbox, neatly archived into their own individual folders.  Some are ancient: a few hundred words I wrote on the fly late one night, or a writing exercise I saved more because of OCD than any desire to ever do anything with it.   193 more words